Arctic sea ice maximum, 2014

Arctic sea ice maximum, 2014

C022/3142 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.0MB

Downloadable file size: 2.1MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Arctic sea ice maximum, 2014. Arctic sea ice reached its maximum extent for 2014 on 21 March at 14.91 million square kilometres. This was the fifth lowest maximum in the satellite record (started 1978). This image was produced by the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) using Sea Ice Index data. This is based on microwave data from the F17 Special Sensor Microwave Imager/Sounder (SSMIS), part of the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP).

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 2014, 21 march 2014, 21st century, arctic, ball, black background, centre, climate change, climatological, climatology, cut out, cut outs, cut-out, cut-outs, cutout, cutouts, defence, defense meteorological satellite program, dmsp, earth, earth observation, earth sciences, environmental science, fifth lowest, from space, geographical, geography, glaciology, global warming, globe, ice cap, maximum, maximum extent, national snow and ice data center, no-one, nobody, north pole, northern hemisphere, northern polar region, nsidc, planet, planetary, satellite image, sea ice, special sensor microwave imager sounder, sphere, spherical, spring, ssmis, winter

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.